Funk scores career-high 33 to lead Army over Lehigh 80-79
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Tommy Funk scored a career-high 33 points and Army held off Lehigh 80-79 on Saturday night for its sixth straight win.
Reed Fenton made a 3-pointer and Nic Lynch added a pair of free throws during a 5-0 spurt for Lehigh that cappped the scoring with 53 seconds left. The Mountain Hawks had the final possession with 15 seconds to play but missed two shots.
Funk made 7 of 9 3-pointers and had seven assists. Matt Wilson added 21 points and nine rebounds for Army (11-10, 6-4 Patriot League). Lonnie Grayson had 10 points.
Lynch scored a career-best 25 points and had 13 rebounds to lead Lehigh (5-17, 2-8), which has lost six in a row. Fenton had 18 points and Jordan Cohen added 13. Fenton made six of the Mountain Hawks’ 10 3-pointers.
Army shot 52% from the floor (30 of 58). Lehigh shot 53.6% (30 of 56).
Army faces Boston University at home on Wednesday. Lehigh matches up against Colgate at home on Wednesday.
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